nert
 


Costume :Dirk the Daring
Source :Dragon's Lair
Progress :Complete
Worn At :London MCM Expo May 2010


Costume Photos

Singe Defeated

Stabbity

Defending the Princess

SWOOOOORD

Helmet

Test 1

Original reference sheet

References

 


Costume Information

General
Cost : £40ish
Time Taken : 4 days

Description
Screw knights in shining armour, Dirk's where it's at. AND ALWAYS HAS BEEN.

Made almost entirely from tshirt material, yay for non-fraying XD


Sadly it's a bit rushed, the orange is way too vivid but it's all I could find, and there's at least four sticks of hotglue in there somewhere.

But it's done.

I finally made a sword :P

Comments

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Huzzah! showing a bit of leg there!
Bright and bold like heroes of old!

by Ninodog on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 21:01
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You look awesome!!!

by kiichan on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 21:05
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This rocks, great work :)

by Manjou on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 21:50

oh. my. god. legend.

by xaerael on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 22:41
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nice one man

by nanahara on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 23:16
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EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE

I wish I could upload a picture of my face. So you could see how much joy this brings me

-Tab

by KhaosKreator on Thursday, 27 May, 2010 - 23:32
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YAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY!

Most nostalgic costume of the Expo, so happy to see this :D

by Amy-Lou on Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 - 17:09
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You guys were amazing <3

by street-angel on Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 - 17:15
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OMG THIS IS MADE OF WIN O.O

by sonia_leong on Tuesday, 1 June, 2010 - 17:22
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this made me lol i love it

by Defrain on Wednesday, 2 June, 2010 - 08:41
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Utterly classic

by Ilpala on Wednesday, 2 June, 2010 - 08:43
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I mistook you for Dungeons and Dragons ~ then we freaked out about Space Ace! XD I thought you were so cool! I have often thought of Kimmie as a potential costume~*

by Komapsunida on Thursday, 3 June, 2010 - 00:45
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So much WIN! XD

by Uni on Thursday, 3 June, 2010 - 11:12
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You know, today I watched the runthroughs of Dragon's lair 1 and 2 :3 I'm also seriously considering cosplaying Kimmie at some point soon ~ so if you and Daphnie are about in october still in the same costume.. and I can find a tall Aryan twinkie to be Ace we could take the place downnn! :3

Yh its a shame it was so crouded, I'd have loved to hunt you and Daphnie down and take some more shots too T_T ahwell T_T maybe there's other cons which we could gatecrash? :3

by Komapsunida on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 01:41
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Dirk needs a little repair love but he should be pretty easy to break out anytime and he's very expo-friendly!

I'm sure Kelly can be convinced to Daphne up again too - we're already hoping to get some photos somewhere in the meantime anyway as it was pretty rushed - I think she wants to do Kimmie sometime too XD

Thanks for the comments btw, certainly made my day when people recognised it!

by nert on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 02:02
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Thanks to all for the comments on this, really wasn't expecting anyone to recognise it XD

by nert on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 02:03
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I confess I didn't *recognise* the costume as Dirk, but I thought it was a cool costume anyway and it suited you.
Also looks like a lot of fun to wear (and comfortable!)

by Lunar_Kitten on Friday, 4 June, 2010 - 08:14
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OMG I lovied playing that game on the CD-i so funny, you look so awesome!! I wished Id seen you.

by MADALEENA on Friday, 23 July, 2010 - 08:36
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This is awesome! Love this game, wish I'd spotted you. :D

by Storme on Wednesday, 12 January, 2011 - 15:37
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Awesome cosplay! I used to love this game ^.^

by Marisa-Chan on Monday, 28 November, 2011 - 23:24